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National Parks of the USA

The United States has 59 protected areas known as national parks, which are operated by the National Park Service, an agency of the Department of the Interior. National parks must be established by an act of the United States Congress. The first national park, Yellowstone, was signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant in 1872, followed by Mackinac National Park in 1875 (decommissioned in 1895), and then Sequoia and Yosemite in 1890. The Organic Act of 1916 created the National Park Service "to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and wildlife therein, and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations."
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Acadia National Park
Acadia National Park
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American Samoa National Park
American Samoa National Park
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Arches National Park
Arches National Park
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Badlands National Park
Badlands National Park
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Big Bend National Park
Big Bend National Park
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Biscayne National Park
Biscayne National Park
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Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
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Bryce Canyon National Park
Bryce Canyon National Park
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Canyonlands National Park
Canyonlands National Park
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Capitol Reef National Park
Capitol Reef National Park
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Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
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Channel Islands National Park
Channel Islands National Park
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Congaree National Park
Congaree National Park
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Crater Lake National Park
Crater Lake National Park
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Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Cuyahoga Valley National Park
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Death Valley National Park
Death Valley National Park
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Denali National Park
Denali National Park
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Dry Tortugas National Park
Dry Tortugas National Park
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Everglades National Park
Everglades National Park
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Gates of the Arctic National Park
Gates of the Arctic National Park
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Glacier National Park
Glacier National Park
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Glacier Bay National Park
Glacier Bay National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming
Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming
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Great Basin National Park
Great Basin National Park
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Great Sand Dunes National Park
Great Sand Dunes National Park
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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Guadalupe Mountains National Park
Guadalupe Mountains National Park
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Haleakala National Park
Haleakala National Park
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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
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Hot Springs National Park
Hot Springs National Park
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Isle Royale National Park
Isle Royale National Park
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Joshua Tree National Park
Joshua Tree National Park
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Katmai National Park
Katmai National Park
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Kenai Fjords National Park
Kenai Fjords National Park
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Kings Canyon National Park
Kings Canyon National Park
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Kobuk Valley National Park
Kobuk Valley National Park
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Lake Clark National Park
Lake Clark National Park
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Lassen Volcanic National Park
Lassen Volcanic National Park
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Mammoth Cave National Park
Mammoth Cave National Park
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